Veteran actor of the Bengali silver display, Pradip Mukherjee, who turned legendary after his iconic function of Somnath in Satyajit Ray’s ‘Jana Aranya’, died in a hospital right here on Monday. He was 76.
He additionally obtained critics’ accolades for his function of Dr Maiti within the Vidya Balan and Arjun Rampal starrer, ‘Kahaani 2: Durga Rani Singh’.
Mukherjee was hospitalised on August 22 following a lung an infection. His situation began deteriorating from Sunday and he needed to be given ventilator help.
He was examined Covid-19 optimistic twice within the final two years. Besides performing, Mukherjee was additionally a practising tax advisor. He is survived by his spouse, son and daughter.
Mukherjee was born on August 11, 1946 and after graduating from City College in Kolkata, he additionally obtained a level in regulation. He had been drawn to performing since his faculty days.
Besides taking drama classes, he was actively related to quite a lot of theatre academies.
He began his performing profession on stage, the place he was seen by Satyajit Ray, who featured him as Somnath in his iconic film ‘Jana Aranya’.